Socio-economical, Technical Milestones

Browser market share 1996–2005
  • 1992: academia is interested
  • 1993: commerce is interested
  • 1994–late1990s: dot-com boom
  • mid1995–now: browser wars
  • 2000–2005: IE dominance
Netscape 72%, IE 18%
  • ~2004: Web 2.0
  • Semantic Web, Linked Open Data